10.30am
16 November 2017

Christmas Countdown

It’s feeling crisp as chilly as the Christmas spirit begins to creep in. If you’re in the mood for getting cosy, we’re here to help - Kerry Hyndman’s latest illustrated book “Let it Snow”, written by Anne Fine in collaboration with David Flicking Books is the perfect accompaniment to an evening in. So, get yourself by a fire and get hooked in a heart-warming tale!

Children illustration

10.30am
8 November 2017

Cosmetic Collage

With bundles of talent and oodles of endless witty quips MH Jeeves is one of our favourite cartoon illustrators around. She's incredibly modest and incredibly funny and always willing to share her personal persuits with us. Here we see her upcyling her makeup into humorous compositions. It's amazing what you can create with a mascara wand!

10.30am
3 November 2017

Story time!

The beautiful painterly illustrations by David De Las Heras captures the history and magic of an old circus poster. David’s artwork plunges us into an unscrupulous hunt of a man eating tiger. Set in Siberia, “Tiger” by Joel Dicker is a perfect short story to set us up for Winter! 

Painterly Illustration

10.30am
20 October 2017

Festive Adventures

The beautiful painterly work of traditional artist Carol Lawson has been commissioned for a re-license by Little Brown Book Group of the classic tales by E.Nesbitt. Her full covers can been spotted as a trilogy in her portfolio but we are sharing with you an untouched snowy scene filled with joy!

10.30am
28 September 2017

Cheery Chappies

We'd like to welcome Uijung Kim once more firmly into the fold. Isn't her illustration just the cheeriest thing you've ever seen? Lovely lettering and some pretty punchy patterns. Welcome Uijung, welcome thursday, welcome all to the ciablog. 

 

 

 

10.30am
19 September 2017

Prints For Sale!

A vivid reminder of Andy Singleton's magical paper crafting for Pottermore. You can buy your own limited edition and signed print from the pottermore website, get yours now!

10.30am
5 September 2017

Folktales and Legends

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books have published 'A World Full of Animals Stories' including 50 folktales and legends depicitng beauitful narratives from all over the world. Written by Angela McAllister the entire book is illustrated from front cover, endpapers and inside by the wonderful Aitch, We can't get enough of this magical book - it's the perfect gift. 

10.14am
23 August 2017

An Incredible Journey!

Be prepared to take a journey around the world and back again with Jill Calder's Picture Atlas, published by Bloomsbury. It's about to hit the shelves and it's jam packed full of creatures and characters, and more colour than you can throw a cockatoo at. 

Jill Calder Picture Atlas

10.30am
2 August 2017

Crafty Croc

Harriet Taylor Seed likes to challenge herself at her craft and in her creative skillset. Her most recent endeavour is entering her blanket designs for Slowdown Studio's competition and we've got our hands on some of the creatures that will feature on it! We know we'd want to be wrapping up and snuggling down with these fellas. Thanks Harriet!

10.30am
26 July 2017

Going To School

Rose Blake has published her book 'Going To School' with Frances Lincoln Childrens Books. Hailed to be 'A gentle introduction to school'. Full of visual narratives and exciting things to spot, it's a great title for stimulating discussion. We have our own copy here full of charming scenes illustrated by Rose inside. 

 

Be sure to catch Roses's latest interview with Creative Lives as she discusses her working process.